Garretts Desert Inn - Santa Fe

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 87501  show map
 3 stars
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Garretts Desert Inn - Santa Fe

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 8 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa centre

Overview

The classic Garretts Desert Inn is a 3-star property with beautiful rooms to stay in a historic area of Santa Fe. Since 1957, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Santa Fe.

This hotel is about 3.1 km away from Santa Fe Institute. The hotel offers perfect location 1 km from the center of Santa Fe.

An opera house, a museum and a chapel are set within walking distance.

A 25-minute drive will take guests to Santa Fe airport.

Rooms

Garretts Desert Inn features 83 guestrooms with individual climate control, high-speed internet, an individual safe, coffee/tea makers and ironing facilities. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Several dining options include Ze French Bistro and Bistro 315 which offer menus of French meals and placed 50 meters away from the hotel.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

A storage room, an elevator and a vending machine along with a business center, a conference room and a photocopier are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Parents will find meals and board games for their children on-site. Active travelers will appreciate a gym and a fitness centre available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at USD 8 per day.

Number of rooms:   83.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Board games
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa centre

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Garretts Desert Inn - Santa Fe Santa Fe location
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Hotel Address:

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 87501

Get directions
City Centre
  • Santa Fe
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Santa Fe (SAF)
    9.8 mi
  • Los Alamos (LAM)
    23.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Luminaria (cuisine: Southwestern)
    200 ft
  • Bistro 315 (cuisine: French)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Nambe Falls
    1100 ft
  • Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens
    1700 ft
Ski areas
  • Ski Santa Fe
    2.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    83

Rooms and availability

Garretts Desert Inn photos Room
Standard Queen Room
  • Room size:

    240 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:Satellite TV
Garretts Desert Inn photos Room
Standard King Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Classic Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • General:Wi-Fi
Room Description:

STANDARD QUEEN 1 QN BED. 240 SF -MOST AFFORDABLE OPTION IN HEART OF TOWN. CLASSIC

Garretts Desert Inn Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

Museums

  • Chalk Farm Gallery400 ft
  • Historic Artistic Patrimony400 ft
  • Arlene Siegel Gallery400 ft
  • Barclay Fine Art700 ft
  • Azbell Charles Gallery700 ft
  • Cafe Pasqual's Gallery700 ft
  • Century Gallery700 ft
  • Rance Hood Gallery700 ft
  • Arius Tile Don Gaspar Gallery700 ft
  • EL Nicho700 ft
  • Institute of American Indian Arts700 ft
  • Rainbow Man700 ft
  • Museum Shop1000 ft
  • New Mexico Museum-Indian Arts1000 ft
  • State Museum Admin Bldg1000 ft
  • Andrew Smith Gallery1000 ft
  • Anderson Contemporary Art1000 ft
  • Museum of Fine Arts Shop1000 ft
  • New Mexico State Monuments1000 ft
  • New Mexico Archaeological Stds1000 ft
  • New Mexico History Museum1000 ft
  • Palace of the Governors1000 ft
  • Southwestern Assn-Indian Arts1400 ft
  • Museum of New Mexico1400 ft
  • Bovis Primitive Arts1400 ft
  • Lensic Theatre1400 ft
  • Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery1400 ft

Local attractions

  • C.G. Higgins Confections 5200 ft
    847 Ninita St OR 130 Lincoln Avenue, Suite B
  • Santa Fe Workshops 1.4 mi
    1 Mount Carmel Rd
  • Museum of Spanish Colonial Art1.5 mi
    Museum Hill 750 Camino Lejo
  • Santa Fe National Cemetery1.0 mi
    501 North Guadalupe St.
  • Santa Fe Botanical Garden1.5 mi
    715 Camino Lejo Museum Hill

Near the hotel

  • Loretto Chapel300 ft
    207 Old Santa Fe Trail Between Alameda and Water sts.
  • Mountain Trails Gallery500 ft
    200 Old Santa Fe Trl
  • The Oldest House500 ft
    215 E de Vargas St Lower Old Santa Fe Trail
  • Santa Fe Farmer\'s Market 700 ft
    Old Santa Fe Railroad Station
  • The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi800 ft
    131 Cathedral Pl
  • San Miguel Chapel600 ft
    401 Old Santa Fe Trl Lower Old Santa Fe Trail
  • Santa Fe Playhouse600 ft
    142 East DeVargas Street, Santa Fe

Restaurants nearby

  • Luminaria200 ft

    Address: 211 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Phone: 505-988-5531

    83% likes this, based on 354 reviews
    Cuisine: Southwestern
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 35

  • mangiamo pronto!200 ft

    Address: 228 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Phone: 505-989-1904

    73% likes this, based on 81 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 12

  • Ze French Bistro400 ft

    Address: 311 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Phone: 505 984 8500

    55% likes this, based on 20 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 33

  • Bistro 315200 ft

    Address: 315 Old Santa Fe Trl
    Phone: 505-986-9190

    69% likes this, based on 178 reviews
    Cuisine: French

  • Le Chantilly Cafe200 ft

    Address: 311 old Santa Fe Trail

    54% likes this, based on 14 reviews
    Cuisine: American, French

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    83

Garretts Desert Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Garretts Desert Inn

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 170 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Friendly staff and close to plaza.

    Needs refrigerators in the rooms.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    The location near Santa Fe's plaza.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Located at the heart of old Santa Fe; quiet and comfortable rooms

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Excellent location. One block from the Loretto Chapelle and three blocks from the main plaza and shopping area. The price that we obtained through Booked.net was a real bargain. We will definitely stay there during our next visit to Santa Fe.

  • Single
    8.8

    Idéal location .

    Too many different kinds of taxes tagged to room price ...

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Garrett's Desert Inn is located in downtown Santa Fe which is a premium spot but the price was very reasonable. It was wonderful to be able to walk everywhere and not to have to deal with driving and parking issues. It also had a very nice pool. The maids did a great job cleaning the room on a daily basis.

    The most annoying thing about our stay had to do with the quality of the beds. There was something wrong with the mattresses and/or box springs, especially on one of the beds. Every time someone rolled over in their sleep the noise produced was truly astounding and would awaken the other occupants of the room. It compromised the sleep of everyone in the group.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    the convenience of the restaurant for my mother, who uses a walker. the location where I could take a walk in the evening and look at lovely old town Santa Fe.

    The staff, when checking in, admitted they didn't look at the special requirements on my reservation, and put my mother (who uses a walker and cannot climb stairs) in a second floor room. Before they would change it, they made me show them the copy of the booking I had with me to "prove" I'd asked for a first floor room. They were rude and uncaring. Once I showed them, they were a little nicer but made me feel they were doing me a huge favor by finding a first floor room for us.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    This hotel has the best location of any budget hotel in the Santa Fe area. The rooms are clean and comfortable. You will save the agrivation of finding parking in this historic nm town.

    The could have set up a small continental breakfast with juice and coffee.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    I loved the location just 2 blocks from the Plaza & all the shops. It was clean, the staff was friendly, helpful & efficient. When the A/C in our room was not keeping us cool, a maintenance man was there in less than 3 minutes. They helped us move to a different room with a new A/C unit that kept us very comfortable even tho' it was almost 100* outside! The room was clean & comfortable. It was a good value for what I paid for it.

    The only thing I would change would be the desk in the lobby where you check in. It is very high almost as if they are afraid a guest will attack them. I am only 5 ft tall & I could not see over it. It made the lobby seem a little un-welcoming & for me, it was just difficult for them to see that I was standing there. I kinda had to wave my hand to get someone's attention!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Liked location breakfast cafe

    Said free parking for guests on sign, but charged $ 8 per night to park

  • Group of friends
    4.6

    Smoking policy - must go into parking lot to smoke, no smoking allowed on outside balcony

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The value for maney &location

    Paying for parking and poor tv reception

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The location and the reasonable price for that location.

    First, Garrett's Desert Inn is a motel, and has never been anything else, so their charging $12.00 to park in their wide-open, virtually unoccupied motel lot is incredibly offensive ... obviously gouging their customers. I've never been charged by a motel for parking. On principle, I will almost certainly not stay there again. Also ... the plumbing was hideous. If someone in a nearby room flushed the toilet or opened a hot water tap, the shower would immediately go completely cold. And ... the tile grouting in the shower was dirty with mold. It should be scrubbed.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Comfortable, convenient, and charming in an old style fashion.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The restaurant was understaffed and we waited 45 minutes to get breakfast. There were only a handful of patrons in the restaurant at the time.

How to reach hotel

hotel Garretts Desert Inn - Santa Fe Santa Fe location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 87501

Get directions
City Centre
  • Santa Fe
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Santa Fe (SAF)
    9.8 mi
  • Los Alamos (LAM)
    23.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Luminaria (cuisine: Southwestern)
    200 ft
  • Bistro 315 (cuisine: French)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Nambe Falls
    1100 ft
  • Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens
    1700 ft
Ski areas
  • Ski Santa Fe
    2.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    83